The Systems Engineering Department at the Naval Postgraduate School is searching to fill a non-tenure track Faculty Associate - Research position. The position will be filled as soon as possible.
The Department of Systems Engineering is highly recognized for the quality of its educational programs and research as evidenced by being ranked in the top graduate programs in the nation by USNWR in the industrial, manufacturing, and systems engineering category. The Department of Systems Engineering has 45 faculty and staff supporting almost 400 graduate students including 20 PhD students in both residential and distributed learning programs. The Naval Postgraduate School is located in beautiful Monterey, CA. Further information on the Systems Engineering department is available at http://my.nps.edu/web/seet/nps-se-profile.
A Faculty Associate – Research (FA-R) performs research duties supporting projects within the Department of Systems Engineering. The FA-R will typically perform research as part of a team, integrate the research with student theses and capstone projects, author and co-author conference papers, journal articles, and technical reports, and present results of the research at professional meetings. The research mission at NPS is closely aligned with the educational mission, and the FA-R is expected to help transfer research results into the curricula through aiding course development, integrating new research tools and knowledge into coursework, serve intermittently as course instructor, and provide other curricula support to resident and non-resident students.
The minimum qualification for the non-tenure track Faculty Associate - Research position is a graduate degree in engineering, science, math or a closely related field. A demonstrated aptitude for engineering research with preference for statistics/data analysis, programming and computer software skills, and the ability to write and edit technical proposals and reports. Candidates will preferably also have experience within the defense environment.
To apply, send a cover letter and curriculum vita to Chair of the Faculty Associate – Research Hiring Committee, Department of Systems Engineering, Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Drive, Monterey, CA, 93943. The search committee will begin reviewing applications on 15 November 2020 and the position will remain open until filled. Email: SEhire@nps.edu.
Candidates advancing beyond screening will be asked to provide three letters of reference and an official transcript of their highest degree claimed.
Job location: Monterey, California
Salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applicants with foreign education will be required to select from a list of private organizations that are members of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services, Inc. (NACES), which provide foreign education evaluations acceptable to NPS.
Relocation and recruitment expenses are not authorized for this position. This position may be eligible for full-time telework.
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The NPS is an equal opportunity / affirmative action employer. Eligibility for a security clearance and hence US Citizenship are required. For all positions, salary is competitive and depends upon qualifications.
Internal Number: 770-1328621
About Naval Postgraduate School
The mission of the Naval Postgraduate School is to provide relevant and unique advanced education and research programs to increase the combat effectiveness of commissioned officers of the Naval Service to enhance the security of the United States. In support of the foregoing, and to sustain academic excellence, NPS and the DON foster and encourage a program of relevant and meritorious research which both supports the needs of Navy and Department of Defense while building the intellectual capital of Naval Postgraduate School faculty.